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US giant acquires Aussie super consulting business
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 15 JUN 2018
An NYSE-listed global insurance brokerage and risk management firm is acquiring an Australian superannuation consulting services company along with its technology-based sister firm as part of a continued play into the Australian wealth market. Arthur ...
Contango to launch global active ETF
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 15 JUN 2018
Contango Asset Management (CGA) is planning to launch a global equities active ETF on the ASX, overseen by a US-based investment partner, and has recruited a new distribution team. The WCM Quality Global Growth Fund (proposed code: WCMQ) will be managed ...
Government opens consultation for amended CCIV regime
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUN 2018
The Federal Government opened consultation to industry stakeholders for the first tranche of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Corporate Collective Investment Vehicle) Bill 2018. In August 2017, the Government called for initial consultation on the CCIV ...
Active shortfalls see pension fund fee restructure
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUN 2018
Inadequate returns by active managers will see Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) revise its fee structure to prioritise performance. Under the new structure, GPIF-contracted managers will have their base fee rate lowered to that ...
CountPlus rolls out new service to member firms
ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 12 JUN 2018
CountPlus extended its partnership with Xero to provide access for all member firms to the company's cloud-based accounting software. This extended partnership was referred to a "platinum agreement" by CountPlus chief executive Matthew Rowe, who ...
Global $221bn manager hires BlackRock exec for new Australian office
ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 12 JUN 2018
... appointed the head of wealth for BlackRock's local iShares business to lead an expansion into the Australian market. Alex Zaika will become managing director for Australia at GAM Investments, which already manages $5.2 billion for local wholesale ...
Tribeca to become wholly owned by management
ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 12 JUN 2018
Tribeca Investment Partners is acquiring the equity stake of its longstanding distribution partner, after which it will be 100% owned by its management executives for the first time in 10 years. This will occur once the buy-back process with Grant Samuel ...
Senior insto sales manager at Schroders retires
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUN 2018
Schroders' senior institutional sales manager is retiring from the industry after more than a decade with the firm. Mark Bourgeois joined Schroders in 2007. Before that, he was vice president of institutional sales and investment services at Merrill ...
HESTA commits $40m to impact investments
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 7 JUN 2018
HESTA is committing a further $40 million to its Social Impact Investment Trust (SIIT), which is managed by Social Ventures Australia (SVA). SIIT was launched in 2015 and is aimed at funding investments "that generate both a measurable social impact ...
Blue Sky denies private equity selloff
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 7 JUN 2018
Shortly after announcing its domestic retail hedge fund would be wound up, Blue Sky assured investors it has no intention of selling its private equity business. KPMG is currently conducting an independent review of all Blue Sky-managed assets, although ...
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